Chicago Pirates

From BR Bullpen

The Chicago Pirates of the Players League comprised a mix primarily of former St. Louis Browns and Chicago White Stockings players. Managed by Charlie Comiskey, it was the sole team whose leader came from the American Association rather than the National League.

Hugh Duffy led the league in runs and hits, while Silver King and Mark Baldwin tied for the PL lead in victories as they went the distance in 102 of Chicago's 137 games.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Peter Filichia: Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebrations of All 273 Major League and Negro League Ballparks Past and Present, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, March 1993
  • Gordon Gattie: "The Legacy of the Players League 1890 Chicago Pirates", in Stuart Shea, ed.: North Side, South Side, All Around Town, The National Pastime, SABR, 2015. ISBN 978-1-93359987-8